What treasures did we find at Ashmore Reef Marine Park?
At the edge of Australia’s continental shelf, in the Timor Sea, you’ll find Ashmore Reef Marine Park. 630 km north of Broome in Western Australia, it’s one of our most remote marine parks. We were part of the area's most comprehensive 'health checks'.
Helping nature adapt to climate change
How is the science of ecology helping our ecosystems adapt to climate change and other human pressures? ECOS put the question to Dr Suzanne Prober, leader of CSIRO’s Adaptive Ecosystem Management team.
Tiny nanopesticides promise big gains to farmers
New research has helped bring nanopesticides—tiny capsules capable of big impact—one step closer to regulatory approval.
The sweet hum of songbirds
The origin of the world’s songbirds is a story that began close to home. Their special ability to detect the sweet taste of sugary food is a similar tale.
Precision fermentation: scaling the next manufacturing revolution
Australia could be a leading supplier of sustainably manufactured products across a range of industries by expanding its local precision fermentation capabilities.
How clean power can transform the ‘food-energy-environment trilemma’
CSIRO Land and Water Science Director Dr Paul Bertsch discusses the food-energy-water nexus, and how transitioning to clean energy will transform the way we produce food and how we think about water security.
An insect-resistant future for cowpeas in Nigeria and beyond
Cowpea is a staple food in many African countries. However, its production is under constant threat from pests. Biotechnology has solved one of the problems, and a solution to another problem is on the way.
A green and gold standard for Aussie-grown food
Overseas demand for more sustainable food is a high value opportunity for Australian agribusinesses. Research is looking at how we can capture that opportunity.
Research and innovation to harness opportunities for the North
Kirsten Rose - Executive Director of Future Industries - reflects on CSIRO's 90 years of work in Northern Australia, and outlines our vision for the future.